What is Candidate?
Candidate definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a person who seeks an office, honor, etc.: a candidate for governor.
a person who is selected by others as a contestant for an office, honor, etc.
a person who is deserving of or seems destined for a certain end or fate: Such a reckless spender is a candidate for the poorhouse.
a student studying for a degree: Candidates for the B.A. will have to meet certain minimum requirements.
verb (used without object), canA.diA.datA.ed, canA.diA.datA.ing.
to become a candidate for service as a new minister of a church; preach before a congregation that is seeking a new minister.